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July 18, 2011 Agenda

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code section 54954.1, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Administrative Assistant, (559) 781-8020.  Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the School District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II)

Burton Elementary School District

Board of Education

AGENDA

For the regular meeting on Monday, July 18, 2011 CLOSED SESSION beginning at 5:15 p.m., OPEN SESSION beginning at 5:45 p.m. in the Burton School District Board Room at 264 N. Westwood Street, Porterville, California.

1.         OPENING CEREMONY

             1.1         Call to Order

             1.2         Attendance    

Board of Education: Present Absent
Phillip Giannetto, President ________ ________
Lisa Ruffa, Vice President ________ ________
Jay Rice, Clerk ________ ________
Eddie Hernandez, Member   ________ ________
Rebecca Wilson, Member ________ ________
Dr. Gary Mekeel, Secretary/Superintendent   ________ ________

 

             1.3       Declaration of District Negotiation Representatives, Dr. Gary Mekeel and Dr. Ken Caves, on

                         Behalf of the Board of Trustees in Negotiations with BETA

 

2.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION

            ITEMS (Gov. Code Section 54954.3)

3.         ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (Enc. 1)

            3.1       Discuss Recommendation for Certificated Employment:

                        a. 5th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. Language Arts Teacher, SCCA

                        c. Science Teacher, BMS

                        d. Social Science Teacher, BMS

            3.2       Discuss Recommendation for Classified Employment:

                        a. Special Friends Aide, District

            3.3       Discuss Recommendation for Resignation of Classified Employment:

                        a. Library Aide, SCA

                        b. Instructional Aide, SCCA

            3.4       Discussion of Burton School District’s Modified Proposal to BETA 2011-12

                        Contract Negotiations (Enc. 2)

 

4.            RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

               4.1       Pledge of Allegiance

               4.2       Report of Action Taken in Closed Session (if any)

                                                                       

5.         OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ABOUT ANY ITEMS

            WITHIN THE BOARD’S JURISDICTION BUT WHICH ARE NOT ON THE AGENDA (Public input for

               agendized items is accepted at the time the matter is considered)

 

6.         REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS, AND VISITATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

            6.1       Review of 2010-11 Board Goals (Enc. 3)

 

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR (Enc. 4) (Action Items) (Note: These are generally routine items that are acted on

            together for efficiency. Board members may remove any item for further discussion prior to taking action.)

 

            7.1       Request for Approval of Accounts Payable Warrants #61146320-61146369 (Enc. 4, 7.1)

            7.2       Request for Approval of the June 18, 2011 Board Minutes (Enc. 4, 7.2)

            7.3       Request for Approval of the June 18, 2011 Joint Meeting Board Minutes

                        (Enc. 4, 7.3)

            7.4       Request for Approval of Certificated Employment:

                        a. Jacquelyn Anderson, 5th Grade Teacher, JMA

                        b. Diana Foley, Language Arts Teacher, SCCA

                        c. Robin Prescott, Science Teacher, BMS

                        d. Alexander Tietjen, Social Science Teacher, BMS

            7.5       Request for Approval of Classified Employment:

                        a. Griffin Snyder, Special Friends Aide, District

            7.6       Request for Approval for Resignations of Classified Employment:

                        a. Angelina Leon, Library Aide, SCA

                        b. Anita McCoy, Instructional Aide, SCCA

            7.7       Request for Approval of Out-of-County Field Trip:

                        a. SCCA – Travel to Monterey Bay Aquarium for ‘Sea Life Sails’ (Enc. 4, 7.4a)        

 

8.         SCHEDULED PRESENTATIONS AND/OR HEARINGS

           

            8.1       Burton 2011 Districting (Federal Voting Rights Act) (first reading) (Enc. 5)

            8.2       Recommendation to Approve SCA’s Board of Directors Decision to Revoke Student’s

                         Attendance at SCA (Enc. 6) (Action item)

 

9.         BUSINESS AND FINANCE

 

            9.1       Clarification of the 2011-12 Budget Adoption (Enc. 7)

            9.2       Recommendation for Approval to Increase Lunch Prices for 2011-12 (Enc. 8) (Action item)

 

10.       CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

 

            10.1    Recommendation for Approval of the Porterville Police Department School Resource Officer

                       Contract (Enc. 9) (Action item)

 

11.       CONSTRUCTION, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS

 

12.       REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

            12.1    Response to Grand Jury Report (Enc. 10)

 

13.       BOARD REQUESTED AGENDA ITEMS AND OTHER DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

14.       ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)      

15.       RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

16.       ADJOURNMENT